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Round Up At The Burger Bar Part 5
By Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The adventures of Trixie Aioli continues in Part 5. In this instalment her problems pile up like the next big burger special at your local fast food franchise. What started a simple mission to seize power and stop the rounding up of the customers bill, to a quest for a power marriage to time travel, has now escalated to unimaginable danger and possible death for Trixie and Cherry Bomb.
So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer...
By Michael Kingswood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Using state of the art space portal technology, Dragon Safaris transports hunters and adventurers to Alcor Five. There they do battle with the great dragon-like beasts called Reptus Volans. When I saw Dragon Safaris' commercial, it rekindled the sense of magic and adventure I used to have when I was younger. I convinced my two oldest friends, Vinnie and Carl, to come along. This is out story.
Spots the Space Marine: Letters
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Series: Spots the Space Marine, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An epilogue to the novel Defense of the Fiddler told in the form of letters from Travis "Claws" Walker. Contains spoilers for the novel, and hints of what may be to come...
Exile (The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume I: Temblar)
By Dave Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Dangereye Inc.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Short story (1280 words) about an extraterrestrial being exiled to planet Earth with some interesting consequences for our space program. The tale is "Twilight Zone-esque" in both theme and writing style but captures some of the dysfunction of recent years in the space program. “Exile” is the fourth story in “The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume I: Temblar.”
Blood Ties
By Steven Mohan, Jr.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Frank Goodsen struggles to keep his wife and daughter alive in a dying world. Hidden away in the mountains, he carves a thin living out of a poisoned land. That is, until he encounters Hardeep Singh a microbiologist who turns his life upside down. But that’s nothing compared to what it will be like when he learns what is really destroying the Earth.
New Dawn
By Don Kisner
Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Frank Gilman travels to Minneapolis on business. When he checks in at his hotel, he receives a message from someone he doesn't know. The message asks Frank to meet the sender at a place called The Lido. His first reaction is that the message was intended for someone else, but the further he investigates, the more mysterious the message becomes.
In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh
By Steven Mohan, Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
IN SPACE NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU LAUGH offers five glimpses of a hilarious future. Watch as powerful aliens place the fate of humanity in the sticky hands of a small-time crook…Take a peek at an exotic dancer working the moons of Jupiter who finds herself in the middle of an interplanetary power play…Join a human freighter crew as they try to fight off the wacky effects of an alien curse.
Wisps (The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume I: Temblar)
By Ryan Croker
Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Dangereye Inc.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gabriel Ramirez Ventura is about to be the first Mexican President gunned down by narco soldiers, and in his presidential palace in broad daylight. His mind is in a panic when seemingly otherworldly forces intervene. A being has come to Earth to return Mayan warriors borrowed over a thousand years earlier, and to pay a debt.
Endgame Paradox: Xaos 3 Chapter 1 Free Sample.
By Chris Harris
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After the cataclysm of The Lords, things are heated when treachery is revealed and a paradox is swiftly uncovered. Meanwhile, the Gods have other plans... Discover the Multiverse of the Xaos Saga in this free sample!
Survival
By Greg Ellis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The last day of a turkey hunt goes horribly wrong for Joe Burroughs when he picks up a fellow hunter on a lonely back road. Alone, haggard, and in need of food and shelter, Joe drives the man to the nearest Ranger Station where he begins telling a very strange tale of a very strange hunt.
Plus One
By Antony Bennison
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Tattooed Bear. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Winstanley's girlfriend works with a machine that tests simulated universe theories. She wants to be left alone to fix an experiment gone wrong. He wants to know why she doesn't want him at her office party. And both will find that it may not just be their relationship that is broken.
The Involuted Man
By Kim Antieau
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When the widower Ebbers volunteers to participate in a drug experiment to enhance memory, all Ebbers wants is to remember his life with his wife, even though the scientists warn him that he may be getting more than he bargained for.
The Disease
By Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A sickly high school student catches a strange disease that makes him healthier. He just wants to live his life and benefit from the lucky coincidence. But others have different plans for him. A science fiction short story.
Karim and the Secret of the Stones - Introduction
By Jonathan Clark
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This book is a science fiction book for teenagers based on the possibility of a comet striking the Earth. It has as its hero a small boy of 12 called Karim - who manages with smart thinking and a bit of luck, to save the world.
The Karens
By Adele Cosgrove-Bray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Karen's clones built a perfect world - and then they created Karsen... Can we overcome the prejudice between natural-born people and regenerated clones? "The Karens" is a satirical tale of gender politics, DNA cloning and the human condition.
A Little Old Fashioned
By Rita Schulz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Wanda has to jettison her cargo on Dora, a planet on the frontier of space. Instead of a minor disciplinary hearing – her choices are death or life in a hard labor camp. She receives an offer she can't refuse. If she accepts she’ll be given a section of land to homestead. Her dreams will come true. Will she succumb to temptation and gain her little piece of paradise or do the right thing.
A Tin Can to Nowhere
By Isaac Mehdi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man is marooned on a government base on the far side of Earth's moon. It doesn't appear as if anyone is coming back...ever. There is food, shelter, air, and water enough to allow him to live for a long time. But the man doesn't want to just continue existing. He needs a goal--a reason to survive.
Lock, Stock, and Barrel
By Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Planet for sale! Seller highly motivated! Simon Pyman repairs simulacrums on a muddy, rainy planet on the far edge of the galaxy called Windmill. His boss has the planet up for sale because he needs to leave, fast. Too bad Windmill's a tough sell and time is running short. Simon holds the solution.
You Can Thank Me Later
By Jonathan Carter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
From the dark imagination of Jonathan Carter, writer of Sweet Embrace, comes a story that tests the boundaries of The Real. Patrick Martin, driving home after a long day of his personal daily grind, is allowing his mind to wander. On this particular trip home, however, his mind wanders farther than anyone could imagine.
Coconmeester
By Leo Elsinger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: Dutch. Published: March 10, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rechmets vaste maat Qasha is op ruimtereis en haar schip heeft al zo lang geen contact meer opgenomen dat het als vermist staat geregistreerd. Maar Rechmet wil de gevolgen niet onder ogen zien, ondanks het feit dat het zijn dood zou kunnen betekenen. Zijn werk als coconmeester lijdt eronder, hij eet nauwelijks en zijn woonstee is een bende.